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MSN Program News

Nov 25, 2014

The following faculty and students gave presentations at the fifth national Pursuing Radical Transformation in Nursing Education Conference held Nov. 14-16, 2014:

Valerie Sabol - "Developing New Teaching Material: Bariatric Care as a Case in Point" Frank Titch - "Team-based Learning:...
Nov 20, 2014

Acute Care PNP student Nicola Gray and Karin Reuter-Rice coauthored an article entitled "Moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury in children: Complications and rehabilitation strategies" that has been published in the Journal of Pediatric Health Care.

Oct 31, 2014

On October 24, 2014, several MSN students presented posters at the 21st Annual North Carolina Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Symposium "Catch the Current: Pediatric Updates."

Kelly Sullivan – "Collaborative Approach: Pediatric Quality of Life Team" Stefanie Zeihen – "Chiari Malformation Type 1...
Jul 25, 2014

Julie Schreiner, a graduate of the MSN and DNP programs, wrote a blog post titled "Doctor vs. Doctor" for DNP Answers at

Jun 13, 2014

MSN students Alissa Hestermann and Andrea Gaspard are recipients of The Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarship. The Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarship Program awards scholarships to U.S. citizen students attending accredited baccalaureate or graduate nursing or anesthesia nursing...

Jun 06, 2014

Five DUSON Oncology students this year received nearly one third of the Graduate Scholarships in Cancer Nurse Practice awarded by the American Cancer Society (ACS). In addition, two students who received ACS scholarships last year, were awarded a second year of renewed funding for their...

Apr 10, 2014

Michael Zychowicz has been invited to join the editorial advisory board for a new publication titled Nurse Practitioner Perspective, which just released its inaugural issue. The publication is designed to convey legal and business issues for NPs, prescribing updates, DNP discussions, information...

Mar 14, 2014

MSN student M. Nicole John was awarded an Eli Lilly Master's in Nursing Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 toward tuition. The award is part of the AANP Corporate Council Scholarship & Grant Program. She will be honored during a luncheon, Friday, June 20, 2014, at the AANP Annual Conference...

Mar 14, 2014

MSN faculty members Remi Hueckel, Melanie Mabrey, Valerie Sabol, and Midge Bowers have been selected for induction as Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) and will be inducted at the Association's annual conference in Nashville, Tenn., this summer.

Mar 04, 2014

MSN student and DUH Stroke Program Coordinator Mark Constable, BSN, RN, SCRN, with DUSON faculty Janet Bettger, SOM Neurology Professor Larry Goldstein, and the DUH Stroke Center were awarded funding from the North Carolina Stroke Care Collaborative to host a regional stroke symposium for health...